Since Episode 31 of the Nine Circles Audio Thing is for October’s Album of the Month, it’s fitting we’re chatting about Exhumed and their latest deathgrind masterpiece Horror. I mean, what better month to wax on blood, guts, death metal, and all those sorts of dark things! Plus, we had an almost full house which offered tons of viewpoints and tons of great discussion about this album and so much more. Continue reading →
Last week was bit of a blur what with all the news items and “theories,” Tool takes and thinkpieces keep coming in by the truck load, and Gatecreeper dropped a ballad off their upcoming album…a ballad. New week and new metal, so let’s do that.
Cerebral Rot go the caveman death metal route (in this case, a very good thing) on their debut, Devourment break a six year silence with their trademark brutal-techy-slammy death metal, Unburnt unleash blackened death metal hell across their four track EP, and Dialith bring unbridled symphonic power on their debut full length. Focus on this week and forget last week but don’t put away the popcorn just yet.
Monolord have set a release date of September 20th for their Relapse Records debut album, called No Comfort. You can check out a new song called “The Bastard Son” now, and catch them on tour in Europe in October and in the U.S. in November. So much Monolord. Very good.
Let’s check out a new song from Israeli thrash band Shredhead. The song is called “Unmarked” and it features captured footage from a recent tour in Japan. It’s quite good.